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Local News For Thursday, May 12th, 2022

Updated: May 13, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, a mix of sun and clouds with highs will be in the upper 70s and lower 80s.

Now your Daily arrest report is brought to you by Trenter Bail Bonding, locked up, need to get out, call Jeff, or Jimmy at 334-864-5559. From Chambers County, Chambers County Sheriff's Office reports the following:

Patrick Shannon Templeton, 53, of Valley, AL was arrested for Bond Revocation - Murder

Patricia Ann Gooden, 46, of Lanett, AL was arrested for Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd Degree

From Lanett

1. Alquavious Buckhanon, 26, of Valley, AL arrested for carrying pistol without permit.

2. Keegan Newton, 41, of Valley, AL arrested for Failure to Appear.

Lanett Police also report the following incidents:

1. Theft 1st reported in the 400 Blk S 1st Ave.

2. Assault 3rd reported in the 1100 Blk N 13th St.

and from Valley

Patricia Ann Gooden

Incident / Offense

Failure To Appear (Traffic)Valley45

Kimila MotleyFrom:Age:

Incident / Offense

Failure To AppearOpelika53

Brittany Nichole JohnsonFrom:Age:

Incident / Offense

Failure To AppearValley33

Orlando JenningsFrom:Age:

Incident / Offense

Obstruction of Governmental OperationsValley25Resisting Arrest

Jaci Lynn MckeehanFrom:Age:

Incident / Offense

Obstructing Governmental OperationsValley28

Keegan Jamar Newton, 41 from Valley

Incident / Offense

Attempting to Elude, Reckless Endangement, Poss. of Cont. Sub, Attempt to Elude, and Poss. of Marijuana, Poss. of Drug Para.

Valley Police also report the following incidents:

300 Block of MLK Drive

Incident / Offense


1800 Block of 30th Street

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 1st Degree Motor vehicle

2400 Block of Ben Brown Road

Incident / Offense

Permitting k9 to Run At Large

3300 Block of 20th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Forgery Creating Paper MoneyPossession of a Forged Instrument 1st Degree

and now Obituary's brought to you by Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, providing dignified service since 1900.

Johnson Brown Funeral Home announces the passing of Richard Royce Finley, 85 of Valley, and beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, who went to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

Richard served many years as a member of the Valley Rescue Squad while working for Big Star and later retiring from Piggly Wiggly. Richard was a member of Shawmut First Baptist Church.

Richard was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Shirley Novis Finley; son, Dennis Finley; daughter-in-love, Rhonda Finley; parents, Leonard & Mary Finley; brother, Charles Finley; and sisters, Bobbie Nix and Blanche Finley.

He leaves behind his daughter, Shelby Finley Polidoro, grandchildren, Cassey (Davis) Northcutt; Adam Finley and Amanda (Christian) Demyan; as well as great-grandchildren, Woods, Finley, Carter, Walker, and John Sawyer.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM EST with visitation prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Lanett.

The family would like express deepest thanks to Chattahoochee Hospice for the love and care you gave to our family during this time.

Visit to sign the online guest book or light a remembrance candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL Directing

Johnson Brown also announces the passing of the following: